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01 March 2018 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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ACNT Campus 5/235 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont NSW 2009, Australia


EVENT POSTER - All Welcome to Attend

Providing professional development and networking opportunities for Herbalists, Naturopaths and Students.


How to Identify and Manage Complex Psychiatric Patients - including cases of Borderline Personality Disorder

Finding the answers to the many facets of mental health is a challenging and exciting area for many naturopaths and holistic medicine practitioners. As a naturopath, nutritionist and mental health nurse, Max has experience at the coal face of various mental health conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorders.

Personality disorders, including borderline personality disorder can have a significant impact on an individual’s well being, and frequently these patients seek out natural medicine practitioners to guide them on their path to wellness. At this event you will learn about Cluster B personality disorders, including narcissistic personality disorder patients who may present to your clinic seeking assistance for a variety of conditions, some of which may not relate to mental health. However the correct identification of complex personality structures via case and personal history is crucial in these cases.

Learn how to identify and manage a variety of mental health conditions, with a focus on the complex subtleties of personality disorders. Learn how to guide your patients toward wellness, and manage your own wellbeing with appropriate boundaries to ensure your sustainability as a caring and compassionate health practitioner.

Presented by Max Hacker

Bachelor Naturopathy Master Nursing

Max Hacker is a naturopath, nutritionist and registered nurse with a passion for holistic psychiatry. He is an experienced clinical naturopath having worked in Germany, The United States and Australia. He is also a lecturer, author and public health campaigner.

Please join us for light food and refreshments. Members will receive 2 CPE points for their attendance.


Date: Thursday 1st March 2018

Time: 6.30pm for a 7.00pm start

Location: ACNT Pyrmont, Level 5, 235 Pyrmont Street

Cost: $5 Members & Students, $10 Non-members

RSVP: Sonya Servine 0426 733 727


Contact: Sydney Chapter Team

Sonya Servine 0426 733 727

Natalie Symkowiak 0413 226 346